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Dover Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Jewel
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Dover

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53 Dover Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews


Cavewomanflygirl avatar

Cavewomanflygirl

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

NCL Jewel Baltic Cruise out of Dover May 2009 12 days

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It's been months since I've returned, and I've needed the extra time to temper my comments. Pre-cruising was unpleasant. I had several instances to have to contact the cruise line before departure. Each ...
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Sail Date May 2009


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RED HAT

2 Reviews Written

20 CRUISES AND STILL LOVING IT-Best value for traveling

Norwegian Jewel was very good. Beauiful ship but miss the big beautiful atiums of other lines. Dining-Good alternative dining, though we never pay for extra dining. We prefer to travel more often and economize. ...
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Sail Date August 2009


johnql avatar

johnql

4 Reviews Written

Jewel of a Cruise!

Bottom Line This is a very long review, so for those who want to skip to the bottom line, here it is - I very much enjoyed my cruise on the Jewel. As noted below, there were a few minor negatives, but they were far ...
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Sail Date September 2009


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cruise pup

12 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not your grandma's Caribbean cruise

Overall, this was a very enjoyable cruise. That said, I must warn that this route is not for those expecting glorious weather. I was well aware that booking a North Atlantic cruise in September could lead to a ...
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Sail Date September 2009


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bjb1957

6 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

We enjoyed the Jewel

We started off feeling like we were stranded in the airport at Gatwick. Once we got through customs and into the terminal building there was no NCL person to be found. We wanted to take the NCL bus to the port, I ...
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Sail Date September 2009


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Rosiernk

1 Review Written

NCL.... Lobster anyone?

The cruise.. in a nutshell.. Flew to NYC, and then got on the big bird, 777, to London, man that beast looks big, especially when you sit in row 42 of 43 rows.. LOL. Tiny seats, no leg room.. the body curves so you ...
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Sail Date September 2009


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NAPLESBOY

6 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

NaplesBoy visits the Baltic

We are a professional couple from Naples, Florida, USA - no kids. We flew into Heathrow, and took the train down to Dover. We stayed at the Churchill (great location, lackluster hotel), and took a taxi to ...
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Sail Date September 2009


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jakkinu

1 Review Written

Just back from Heaven

Hi, I just came back from the Baltic cruise on the NCL Jewel. It was just perfect, we had a lovely time and already miss it. Embarkation was fast were on the ship in less then 1 hour. Days at sea were ...
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Sail Date August 2009


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hrochas

1 Review Written

Jewel doesn't live up to her name

My wife and I recently returned from a Baltic Capitol cruise on the Norwegian Jewel. A jewel it was not. The line touts its freestyle cruising, but it is anything but free. They nickle and dime you to death, e.g. ...
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Sail Date August 2009


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scranton33

1 Review Written

No rating

Chilly Adventure in the Baltics

This is my 10th cruise, but my first cruise with Norwegian (I have previously cruised with Princess, Holland America, and Royal Caribbean). Overall my friend and I greatly enjoyed ourselves (we are both in our ...
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Sail Date August 2009


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dot and dab

1 Review Written

From Russia with love

We are 2 professional couples in our 50's just returned from a superb cruise, our 5th together and our second with NCL. Our overriding thoughts, on reading some previous reviews, are " What do some people expect?". ...
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Sail Date August 2009


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woebegone

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

No rating

Free Style OR No Style?

The Norweigian Jewel is a very large ship and, while all the cutesy coloring makes her look like a tart, she does have well-appointed innards. We boarded at Dover and it was quick and easy. They gave us a ...
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Sail Date June 2009


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We love to Travel

1 Review Written

Baltic Capital NCL 12 Day Cruise & London

Hello Travelers, I would like to share with you our experiences on NCL Jewel Baltic Capital Cruise with a 2 day extension in London, the good, the bad and the ugly from August 1 thru August 16, 2009. My wife and ...
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Sail Date August 2009


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GoofingOff

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Way to See Europe for the Family

This was my 7th cruise (Princess in '02, Celebrity in '04 & '06, NCL in '07, and RCCL twice in 2008). I traveled with my wife and three children (5, 4, and 2). With us were my parents (60s), my sister and her ...
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Sail Date August 2009


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newto

1 Review Written

Exceeded Expectations

I am 16. I pretty much organised this cruise, mum paid and brother (14) came for the ride Embarkation at Dover was easy. The check in queue moved quickly, and there was a short wait to board, but the process was ...
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Sail Date August 2009


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tazzicat

16 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

NCL Jewel and the Baltic - what's not to love

The what's not to love part stared even before we got to our embarkation check in station, but more on that later. We always travel to foreign ports (we're from the U.S.)several days early and this was no ...
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Sail Date July 2009


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dopeyngrumpy

2 Reviews Written

The best holiday so far!

In three words - Book this cruise Ok in more words, We drove to Dover, 2 adults and a 16 year old and dropped the bags and family at the terminal and parked the car, an entire 40 steps away. Check in took 10 ...
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Sail Date July 2009


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ALBE

5 Reviews Written

Had a BLAST in the Baltic!

NORWEGIAN JEWEL BALTIC CRUISE We just returned from a 12-night Baltic Cruise aboard Norwegian Jewel. This was our family's 9th cruise (4 on Norwegian, 3 on Royal Caribbean, and 1 each on Celebrity and ...
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Sail Date June 2009


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ashnbart

3 Reviews Written

Family Baltic Cruise Review

We are family of 4 with 2 daughters aged 4 and 6. Last year we cruised Alaska with Carnival Spirit and had an amazing time. The girls loved kids club, we couldn't get them off the boat at ports and found that kids ...
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Sail Date June 2009


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verylucky

1 Review Written

Exceeding our expectations

An absolute adventure - 6 beautiful ports, a wonderful ship, glorious weather, and, of course, great company (my boyfriend who took me on this fabulous adventure)  We agreed that it far exceeded our ...
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Sail Date July 2009


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cambrooks-w5

1 Review Written

NCL Baltic Jewel Complete Review & Guide!

First an introduction:I'm 16, from London, and this is holiday was my first cruise. My Mum came with me- largely to finance it! The suggestion of a cruise was immediately met with the usual groans and ...
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Sail Date July 2009


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CrusinSally

1 Review Written

Outstanding - NCL Jewel - Scandinavia/Russia

Hello, my husband and I traveled on the Norweigan Jewel in June of this year. We are both 52 and have cruised many times on nine different cruise lines. We were joined by our bachelor friend who is 53. We were a ...
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Sail Date June 2009


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Irishlady5

2 Reviews Written

Great ports and good service

    We started our vacation with two days in London before going to Dover.  We did all the arrangements are on own and saved money even though we stayed at the same hotel that the cruise uses.  We took Silver ...
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Sail Date June 2009


namildog avatar

namildog

1 Review Written

NCL's Baltic Jewel - Could this be Paradise?

NCL's Baltic Jewel - Could this be Paradise?   Having read many reviews about this cruise I felt a little unsure of what to expect. However, working on the basis that it is human nature to complain rather than ...
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Sail Date June 2009


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Almagetty

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Dazzled by the Norwegian Jewel

Norwegian Jewel, June 15, 2009 - A Review Cast of Characters:  Me, my husband (both in our mid-40's) and my teenaged daughters (ages 19 & 16), traveling with a larger group of 24 family and friends, ...
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Sail Date June 2009


Norwegian Jewel Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.04.1
Dining4.03.7
Entertainment4.04
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Family4.03.9
Enrichment1.03.4
Service3.04.1
Value For Money4.03.8
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